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How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 8 – Material Objects of Importance

In looking back at what I wrote last week, I realized it isn’t “items of importance” but instead “material objects of importance.” Many great books have objects that move the story. It can aid people or destroy them or both, … Continue reading

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How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 7 – Settings Are More Than A Place

When writing your novel, you will want to really examine your setting. Some writers make the mistake of info dumping, which gives too much about the setting in one spot in the book. The more experienced author sets the stage … Continue reading

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How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 6 – Real Dialogue

I studied playwriting, and I recommend it to every author. Writing a play frees the author from trying to find a way to attribute who say what, because it’s automatically part of a play’s structure. It allows the author to … Continue reading

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How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 5 – Climaxes and How They Happen!

The climax of a fiction novel is where all the troubles, all the efforts come to a single point of confrontation. The hero, heroine, or both working together must make a life changing decision. In my book Vampire King of … Continue reading

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Necessary Distractions for Healing the Heart

With the passing of my father, his wake and a funeral, it was comforting to receive hugs, love and condolences from family and friends, and I thank everyone.  On the right is a bouquet from my colleagues at work. Still … Continue reading

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A Dark Time

So many weather and environmental events such as hurricanes and earthquakes have affected us all and so many. Texas, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, and Mexico are still reeling from the disasters and rescues. Other parts of the world too are … Continue reading

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Surprise! I was on the Spilling Ink Show!

I was on the Spilling Ink Show that is on YouTube! But as a special for you. I’ve put it here. I’m on with YA Paranormal Author Kathrine Dell and hosts/authors Katie Salidas and Jason LaVelle. Enjoy!       … Continue reading

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